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Found in 302 Collections and/or Records:

Interview with Itziri Gonzalez-Barcenas '19, 2019 November 10

Identifier: OHI-0255
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview and transcript with Itziri Gonzalez-Barcenas conducted on November 10, 2019. During the interview Gonzalez-Barcenas discusses why she chose to attend Davidson College and how she found a sense of community at Davidson. Gonzalez-Barcenas also discusses how being an undocumented student and DACA recipient shaped some of her experiences as an undergraduate student at Davidson.

Dates: 2019 November 10

Interview with Ixzacil Marquez '16, 2021 June 16

Identifier: OHI-0307
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Ixzacil Marquez, Davidson College class of 2016. Marquez identifies as Mexican-American and is from Chicago, Illinois. Marquez was a Charles Scholar, as well as part of the STRIDE program, OLAS, and the Pre-Veterinarian club. In the interview, Marquez describes the difficult cultural transition from urban Chicago to rural Davidson, feelings of homesickness, microaggressions in the classroom, isolation in the STEM department as one of the few Latina students, ways...
Dates: 2021 June 16

Interview with Jack Griffith, 2000 December 28

 Item — Audiocassette box 7, Cassette case: Audio 153
Identifier: OHI-0080
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group:

The Davidson College Community-Based sub-group consists of oral histories and interviews that explore the history and culture of the Town of Davidson and other local communities. The sub-group contains interviews with long-time Davidson residents, select college faculty and staff, alumni/ae who called the area home, and representatives from community organizations.

Dates: 2000 December 28

Interview with Jake Paz '21, 2021 November 18

Identifier: OHI-0337
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group:

This oral history collection explores the history of Latinx students at Davidson College and includes both the work of Dr. Jane Mangan's spring 2019 HIS 259 course and student workers who collected and transcribed oral histories of Davidson alumni who identify as Hispanic, Latino or Latinx.

Dates: 2021 November 18

Interview with Jalin Jackson '19, 2019 May 03

Identifier: OHI-0295
Scope and Contents

This oral history interview is part of the Queer, Black, Intersectional Davidson Project. The interview was conducted by Lily Burdick '19 in 2018.

Dates: 2019 May 03

Interview with James B. Alexander '38 and Mildred Cashion Alexander, 2001 April 3

 Item — Audiocassette box 8: Series RG19-01-01, Cassette case: Audio 161
Identifier: OHI-0088
Scope and Contents

James B. Alexander '38 and Mildred Cashion Alexander grew up in Mecklenburg County and married in 1936. Mr. Alexander graduated from Davidson College in 1938. In this interview James and Mildred recall their memories of North Mecklenburg and the Town of Davidson.

Dates: 2001 April 3

Interview with James B. Woods '18, 1986 November

 Item — Audiocassette box 9: Series RG19-01-01; Series RG19-01-02, Cassette case: Audio 212
Identifier: OHI-0052
Scope and Contents

Dr. Woods worked at Davidson for many years in the Biology department and the Student Health Center. The recording contains several versions of a news story on Dr. Wood's retirement followed by interview with Dr. Woods

Dates: 1986 November

Interview with James E. Raeford, 2001 January 02

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHI-0082
Scope and Contents James Raeford, owner of “Raeford’s Barber Shop” on Main Street, gives an outline of his professional and personal experiences as an inhabitant of Davidson since 1957. He expresses much satisfaction with his life in Davidson, and comments on his participation in the community through committees and personal efforts. He also talks about the role of Black churches and faith practices in the area. Raeford’s words illustrate much about race relations in the community, pointing to events such as...
Dates: 2001 January 02

Interview with James "Jim" Pepper '65, 2021 March 12

Identifier: OHI-0283
Scope and Contents This interview was conducted virtually by Grace Payne and Sophia Nissler, senior students at Davidson College. James (Jim) Pepper grew up in Asheville, North Carolina before attending Davidson College, graduating in 1965, and going on to work as a financier and HIV/AIDS activist in New York City. The interview covered topics such as Pepper’s identity as a gay man and how this influenced his life both as a Davidson student and beyond. The interview was conducted as part of an Associated...
Dates: 2021 March 12

Interview with James Jones '82, 2022 March 04

Identifier: OHI-0354
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with James Jones, Davidson College class of 1982. Jones discusses growing up in the American South, his journey to Davidson, the support of families from the westside of Davidson, his experiences as a Sociology major, student organizations, and involvement as an alum. This interview was conducted as part of the Stories yet to be Told grant.

Dates: 2022 March 04

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Archival Object 299
Collection 3
Oral histories 258
Sound recordings 224
Davidson College (N.C.) -- History 141
Davidson (N.C.) -- History 83
Davidson College -- Alumnae and alumni 69